I Want to Wake Up with You
|"I Want to Wake Up with You"|
|Single by Boris Gardiner|
|Label||Revue Records, Creole|
"I Want to Wake Up with You" is a 1986 song made popular by Boris Gardiner.
Written by Mac David and produced by Willie Lindo, veteran reggae artist Boris Gardiner took the song to No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in August 1986. It was released by Revue Records (REV 733) and Creole Records. The song has subsequently been covered by Johnny_Rodriguez, John Holt and Engelbert Humperdinck. It was the third best-selling single of 1986 in the UK.
It also reached number 3 in South Africa, spending 18 weeks on the charts.
- "Boris Gardner* - I Wanna Wake Up With You (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. pp. 465–6. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
- "I Want To Wake Up With You - John Holt | Listen, Appearances, Song Review". AllMusic. 2003-09-15. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
- "I Want to Wake Up with You - Engelbert Humperdinck | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. 2001-10-08. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
- "South African Rock Lists Website - SA Charts 1969 - 1989 Acts (G)". Rock.co.za. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
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